In Loving Memory of
Joe (Joseph) Eugene Hanson
Services for Joseph "Joe" Eugene Hanson, 68, of Tyler, will be held on Saturday, February 27, 2016, at 10:00 AM at Stewart Family Funeral Home.
Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens at 12:00 PM in Mineola under the direction of Stewart Family Funeral Home.
Mr. Hanson passed away Wednesday, February 24, 2016 in Tyler.
He was born December 1, 1947 in Mineola to Helen Hanson Hale and O.E. (Bay) Hanson.
Joe had been employed as an Engineer and Local Chairman, Union representative of the Union Pacific Railroad, formerly the Cotton Belt and Southern Pacific Railroads, since June, 1970, and retired in October, 2010. Joe was a member of First Baptist Church, South Campus, and formerly of Green Acres Baptist Church.
Joe was preceded in death by his mother Helen Hanson Hale and his father O.E. (Bay) Hanson.
He is survived by his loving family including his daughter, Ashley Hanson; son, Justin Hanson, both of Tyler; sisters, Marilyn Hanson, Betty Hanson Bowers and husband Martin; niece, Wendy Edwards and partner Annette Schaper, all of Dallas. Special thanks to Tammy Mumford of Visiting Angels for her love and support.
Pallbearers will be Justin Hanson, Clay Curry, Jason Allison, William Robbins, Danny Selvidge, and Larry Standifer.
Honorary pallbearers will be "BLE" The Brotherhood of Local Engineers.
Visitation is scheduled from 6:00 - 8:00 PM on Friday, February 26, 2016 at Stewart Family Funeral Home, 7525 Old Jacksonville Highway, in Tyler.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, 383 Main Avenue, 5th floor, Norwalk, CT 06851.
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